The Studioso Team

A young, dynamic team, committed to revolutionizing music education.


Management Team

Ocean Salazar-Ferrer
Ocean Salazar-Ferrer Founder & CEO

Experience in entrepreneurship, investing, business competitions, and music. He has been playing the violin for 14 years.

Ricardo De Saracho
Ricardo De Saracho CMO

Extensive experience startup businesses and currently a business major at the Eller School of Management.

Charles Porth
Charles Porth CTO

6 years of programming IT consulting experience. Specialized in back-end development, cybersecurity, and project management.

Brendan Will
Brendan Will COO

Experience in legal and marketing ever since his first internship with a San Francisco based legal consulting company.


Bringing Studioso to you

Landon Tselepis
Landon Tselepis CSO

He has run a variety of small businesses. He has work experience in sales and marketing. Currently, he is active in creating and maintaining institutional partnerships.

Lauren Pham
Lauren Pham Director of Public Relations and Special Projects

As a blogger, YouTuber, and Instagram influencer, Lauren has various experiences in social media marketing. She is adept at creating social media campaigns and maintaining a strong brand.

Joe Gietl
Joe Gietl Director of Sales

Joseph (Joe) Gietl graduated from Salpointe Catholic High School and plans to attend the Eller School of Management. Joe is committed to bringing innovative new marketing ideas.

Guilherme Folgueira
Guilherme Folgueira Director of Content Marketing

Guilherme has taken courses at Harvard, MIT, and Columbia University. He is currently studying engineering at the University of São Paolo and has experience content creation, marketing, and data analysis.

Research and Development

Driving Innovation

Gage Merkel
Gage Merkel Artistic Director

Gage has played the cello for 8 years, having taken multiple master classes with world renowned professionals. He has toured Europe on two separate occasions, playing repertoire from composers around the world.

Luke Langefels
Luke Langefels Director of Android Development

Luke has over 4 years of Java and Android development. Luke has created many applications in both languages. He has played the Piano for over 9 years as well as the Clarinet for over 6 years.

Siwei Qian
Siwei Qian iOS Developer

Siwei has extensive experience in mobile app development, database architecture, virtual reality, and operating systems. He has created a handful of apps and recently completed two internships at Amazon.

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